On the eve of Sampdoria’s trip to the Stadio San Siro, Fabio Quagliarella has explained why he didn’t sign for AC Milan in the past
During his extensive Serie A career, Quagliarella has played for Torino, Fiorentina, Sampdoria, Udinese, Napoli, and Juvenuts.
However, the 35-year-old forward had a chance to join the Rossoneri back in 2006, during his first mandate with the Blucerchiati.
The Italian news outlet, Calciomercato, have broadcasted Quagliarella’s interview with Gazzetta dello Sport where the player explained why he had to turn down the famous club.
“A hint of possibility after the first few months at Samp, in 2006 (9 goals in the first round) But there was a hint, and I went to Udinese: Milan had Inzaghi, Ronaldo, Kakà … I always tell my mom: “If I had been born a few years later, I would have been fine”: today you just need a decent month and already give you to Juventus, Milan, Inter.”
Meanwhile, the Italian striker has problems scoring against the 7-time Champions League winners. For instance, Quagliarella only notched once against Milan, while scoring five times against their city rivals Inter.